Close Gov. Abbott calls special session for Texas Legislature Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday called a special session of the Texas Legislature to begin in July. KHOU 4:12 PM. CDT June 06, 2017 TRENDING VIDEOS Fake FEMA inspectors in Houston neighborhoods Houston reservoirs still not empty Inside the chaos: Police release Las Vegas body cam footage Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas $600 Texas-sized homecoming mum 11 new features in IOS 11 Wednesday morning forecast HOA fight over WWII tank More join class action lawsuit against Arkema National Night Out has new meaning after Harvey More Stories Watch Houston's Thanksgiving Parade here Nov 15, 2017, 1:38 p.m. City's parade float shows Houston rising after Harvey Nov 22, 2017, 5:25 p.m. Houston grocery stores and malls open on Thanksgiving 2017 Nov 23, 2017, 9:27 a.m.